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Decoding Prop 47, “The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act” ~ By Barbara M. Yook, District Attorney

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/23/2014 01:56 PM
San Andreas, CA....Prop 47 reduces some felonies to misdemeanors but assures us the public will remain safe because no dangerous offenders will benefit. Once the clever language of Prop 47 is decoded however, the impacts of Prop 47 are opposite its assurance and title. Domestic violence, child abuse, stalking, involuntary manslaughter, and resisting an officer causing death are already considered “non-serious” and “non-violent” crimes under the law. Residential burglary, carjacking, robbery, and arson are considered “serious” or “violent” crimes under the law and these are commonly called “strikes”. Under Prop 47, none of the above crimes will be considered a “danger” to public safety....

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CCWD Restores Water Service After Long Night For Repair Crews

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/23/2014 10:53 AM
Arnold, CA...After a long night of hard work by Calaveras County Water District field staff members, two leaks in an aging 12-inch water main were repaired and water service was restored to the Arnold area. The first of the two leaks was reported just before noon on Wednesday, October 22, and was estimated to affect about 500 people. A break in the main water line was sending a stream of water down a natural drainage in the area. CCWD crews began turning off the water serving most of downtown Arnold and the surrounding subdivisions at around 2 p.m. Wednesday. While crews were repairing the first leak, a second leak in the same pipeline was reported beneath the pavement of Blagen Road about 1 mile from the initial break....

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Calaveras County Fair Wins Tourism Award

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/23/2014 09:45 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee was honored at the Calaveras Visitor's Bureau annual dinner earlier this week. The event which was held at the Black Bear Inn in Arnold CA recognizes businesses who have made innovations in tourism. The Fair received and "Innovations in Tourism" award for the 2014 Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee. In addition the Fair received recognition from the California State Assembly and Senate....


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Mark Twain Medical Center Welcomes A New Pediatrician To Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/23/2014 08:17 AM

Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Weekly Specials October 22 - 28. Whole Body Savings 20% off all Body Care, Cosmetics, Vitamins, Supplements, Sports Nutrition

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 11:49 PM
Murphys & Angels Camp, CA... Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets have been part of the Calaveras community since 1935. High Quality, Great Customer Service and Great Hometown Prices. Weekly Specials October 15 - 21. Sierra Hills Natural Foods Whole Body Savings 20% off all Body Care, Cosmetics, Vitamins, Supplements, Sports Nutrition, October 22 - 29




Click Above For Their Weekly Savings. Do you know you can now text your deli orders to the stores? For Sierra Hills Market the number is 209-753-7115. For Angels Food Market the number is (209)-753-7331. Now that is easy!! Senior Days now Tuesdays and Wednesdays! Save 10% When you buy 4 or more bottles of liquor or wine. Remember we already have the best prices on liquor and the biggest local wine selection.
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Statement After Today's Terrorist Attack

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 10:18 PM
Ottawa, Ontario...22 October 2014 Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks: “My fellow Canadians, for the second time this week there has been a brutal and violent attack on our soil. Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Nathan Cirillo of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada. Corporal Cirillo was killed today – murdered in cold blood – as he provided a ceremonial Honour Guard at Canada’s National War Memorial. That sacred place that pays tribute to those who gave their lives so that we can live in a free, democratic and safe society. Likewise, our thoughts and prayers remain also with the family and friends of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, who was killed earlier this week by an ISIL-inspired terrorist....

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Toyon Warrior Faire Coming Up November 8th!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/22/2014 09:47 PM

With Five-Run Sixth, Royals Knot World Series At One ~ By Dick Kaegel / MLB.com

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 09:45 PM
KANSAS CITY -- Now we've got a Series. The Royals bounced back from their first loss of the postseason with a 7-2 victory over the Giants in Game 2 at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday night, knotting up the series at a game apiece as the teams head for San Francisco. They did it in Royal style, erupting for five runs in the bottom of the sixth after fireman extraordinaire Kelvin Herrera got starter Yordano Ventura off the hook in the top half of the inning. Billy Butler's RBI single broke a 2-2 tie and ignited the outburst. Salvador Perez then pounded a two-run double and Omar Infante followed with a two-run homer off Giants reliever Hunter Strickland -- the fifth home run he's allowed this October -- in the breakout inning as a crowd of 40,446 roared on a delightful 67-degree evening....





Date Air time First pitch Matchup Network
Gm 1 Oct. 21 SF 7, KC 1 video
Gm 2 Oct. 22 KC 7, SF 2 video
Gm 3 Oct. 24 7:30 ET 8:07 ET KC vs. SF FOX
Gm 4 Oct. 25 7:30 ET 8:07 ET KC vs. SF FOX
Gm 5 Oct. 26 7:30 ET 8:07 ET KC vs. SF FOX
Gm 6* Oct. 28 7 ET 8:07 ET SF vs. KC FOX
Gm 7* Oct. 29 7:30 ET 8:07 ET SF vs. KC FOX

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Angels Camp Police Department Receives Grant for Bi-County DUI Enforcement Campaign

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/22/2014 08:36 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Drunk and drugged driving remains the number one killer on our roadways, with 802 DUI deaths and nearly 24,000 Alcohol Involved Injuries reported statewide. The “Avoid the 2” DUI Task Force will be combating this deadly problem through DUI enforcement efforts in Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties. The Angels Camp Police Department will be administering a recent $119,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety for the cities of Angels Camp and Sonora. ..
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I Am Voting For Michael Oliveira ~ By Lisa Muetterties

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 08:34 PM
Arnold, CA...I have been campaigning for Michael Oliveira for Supervisor. I would like to address the recent paid advertisement Supervisor Merita Callaway’s Campaign written by Mike Borean. It is very sad that Mike Borean has chosen to make false and inaccurate comments about Michael Oliveira. Mike Borean and Merita’s campaign has taken to trying to discredit Michael Oliveira and it saddens me. I do know Michael Oliveira will be posting factual information and documentation to correct the many inaccurate statements made by Mike Borean. Michael Oliveira bought his home in Arnold in 2002. He went to work in the Sheriff Department in 2007 and also served as Bailiff. He was appointed to the Resident Deputy position in 2011. I attended the meeting held at the Moose Lodge in Arnold by Sheriff Kuntz where he introduced Michael and explained he would be our Resident Deputy. This meeting was also attended by Merita Callaway....

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Larry White Featured at Hovey in November

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 05:54 PM
Murphys, Oct. 22, 2014 – The highly acclaimed and award-winning photography of Larry White will be featured the month of November at Hovey Winery Tasting Room, 350 A Main St., Murphys. An artist’s reception will be held in his honor from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. Complimentary appetizers will be served and wine will be available by the glass for $5....

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You’re Invited! To The Chamber of Commerce October Mixer

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 05:30 PM
Angels Camp, CA...You’re Invited! Please attend the October Mixer Thursday October 23, 2014 5:30pm-7:00pm @ Angels Camp Calaveras Humane Society Thrift Store. The spacious Angels Camp CHS Thrift Store is now open for business. The store is located in Angels Towne Center (240 S. Main St. Hwy 49) in Angels Camp. Come enjoy tasty appetizers, local wines & great company! This is a fabulous way to get to know your business community through networking and supporting each other....

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Do Your Part To To Fight Breast Cancer Schedule Your Mammogram Today

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 05:16 PM

Ottawa Police Chief comments on Ottawa Shooting

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 01:12 PM
Ottawa, Canada....Below is a statement from the Ottawa Police Chief on the shootings in Canada this morning...

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Dear Voters of Calaveras County District Three ~ By Mike Borean

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 12:53 PM
Hathaway Pines, CA...Why I have chosen to support Merita Callaway for Calaveras County District 3 Supervisor and why I strongly oppose the candidacy of Michael Oliveira. First, the positives. I have known Merita Callaway for many years and have dealt with her on several County issues. I have always found Merita to be honorable and honest. Merita expends an incredible amount of time and energy with her duties as a County Supervisor. She is constantly out in the community and attends several meetings and events every week. In the primary election campaign, Merita was gracious to me as a competing candidate. I am especially grateful that she ran an honorable campaign. I have publicly endorsed Merita and she has my full support....


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Water Leak Repair Will Interrupt Service To CCWD Customers In Downtown Arnold

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 12:41 PM
Arnold, CA....A main 12-inch water line began leaking in the area of Cedar Center in downtown Arnold just before noon on Wednesday, October 22. Calaveras County Water District field staff members quickly analyzed the severity of the leak and determined the main line would need to be shut down in order to make repairs. The shutdown will take place at around 2 p.m. today, October 22. The repair could take up to eight hours to complete, however field crews are working hard to complete the job quickly and restore water service. Much of downtown Arnold will be without water service until the repair is complete, including Mill Woods, Lilac Park and Cedar Center. The outage will also affect portions of Pine Drive, Linebaugh Road, Blagen Road and Dunbar Road.

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Glaxo May Have First Ebola Vaccine Ready By Year's End

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 12:23 PM
London UK...With the Ebola crisis in west Africa continuing, GSK is working closely with the World Health Organization (WHO), regulators and other partners to respond to the outbreak, to accelerate development of our investigational Ebola vaccine and to ramp up production as quickly as possible. Development of the vaccine candidate is progressing at an unprecedented rate, with first phase 1 safety trials with the vaccine candidate underway in the USA, UK and Mali, and further trials due to start in the coming weeks....

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Letter to The Editor~by Gene and Shellie Cervantes

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/22/2014 11:35 AM
Murphys, CA...As local business owners in Murphys and Victim Advocates for Citizens Against Homicide, we endorse Tim Healy for Superior Court Judge in Department 2. Tim is the only candidate for Department 2, who has practiced law in the courtroom within the past 15 years. He is the only candidate for Department 2, who has EVER practiced criminal law in the courtroom. Experience is so important when considering who to vote for Superior Court Judge in this year's election. You want the candidate who ....
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What’s Happening in Murphys this Week October 22 through November 1

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/22/2014 11:15 AM
Murphys, CA...November 1, 2014 - Dia de los Muertos - Come celebrate the Day of the Dead in the Land of the Skulls. Murphys businesses and tasting rooms will be celebrating the Day of the Dead again this year with traditional decorations, treats and celebrations. Join us in celebrating the lives of those who have passed but are with us in heart and spirit on this day. Join the walking tour, view the Folk Art Exhibition, compete in the Catrin/Catrina dress contest, enjoy music and dancers in the Park, have......
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Moore/Bellfour Understory Burn Cancelled

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/22/2014 11:12 AM
Sonora, CA...Due to fuels moisture levels, Fire managers on the Stanislaus National Forest did not go forward with the Moore/Bellfour Understory Burn on the Calaveras Ranger District; it is still too dry. Crews continue to monitor Forest weather and fuels conditions, the Moore/Bellfour Understory Burn as well as other planned ignitions will move forward when conditions permit....
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Traffic Update....Overnight Accident Near Railroad Flat Rd / Swiss Ranch Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2014 07:50 AM
Rail Road Flat, CA....CHP is working what now appears as an accident that occurred overnight near Railroad Flat Rd / Swiss Ranch Rd. When crews arrived they found the damaged vehicle but the engine was cold to the touch. Please use caution while crews are in the area clearing the incident.
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Gold Rush Day & Street Faire 2014

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/21/2014 11:33 PM
Angels Camp, CA....Angels Camp, CA...Angels Camp Gold Rush Day is now in its third year and is becoming a signature event to showcase Historic Angels Camp. There was music, food, street performances, historic reenactments, good sized crowds and booth after booth in the street faire...


More Photos Above And A Reprobate Video Below



Takin Care Of Some Reprobates In HD
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Streaky good: MadBum, Giants cruise in Game 1 ~ By Chris Haft / MLB.com

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/21/2014 11:05 PM
KANSAS CITY -- Madison Bumgarner continued to ensure his place in baseball history, while the Giants kept pursuing theirs with a 7-1 triumph over the Kansas City Royals in Tuesday night's World Series opener at Kauffman Stadium. Hunter Pence's two-run homer fueled a three-run first inning in Game 1 as the Giants proceeded to complement Bumgarner's seven-inning effort with their second-highest scoring total of the postseason. "We had good at‑bats tonight," said Giants manager Bruce Bochy. "It's good to get those early runs, and we had some real nice at‑bats early in the game. [Gregor] Blanco got us going, Buster [Posey], and Pablo [Sandoval] hit a good pitch, and Pence. It's good to give your guys some early runs there, and Bum was superb."




Date Air time First pitch Matchup Network
Gm 1 Oct. 21 SF 7, KC 1 video
Gm 2 Oct. 22 7:30 ET 8:07 ET SF vs. KC FOX
Gm 3 Oct. 24 7:30 ET 8:07 ET KC vs. SF FOX
Gm 4 Oct. 25 7:30 ET 8:07 ET KC vs. SF FOX
Gm 5* Oct. 26 7:30 ET 8:07 ET KC vs. SF FOX
Gm 6* Oct. 28 7 ET 8:07 ET SF vs. KC FOX
Gm 7* Oct. 29 7:30 ET 8:07 ET SF vs. KC FOX


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What People Are Saying About Michael Oliveira

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2014 12:34 PM

Trunk Or Treat In San Andreas

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2014 02:31 PM

City of Angels Camp City Council Meeting Reconvenes on Tuesday, October 21st at Bret Harte Theatre (Update As Of 8:35pm...Mark Twain Medical Facility Voted Down Again)

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/15/2014 10:16 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The City of Angels Camp City Council will reconvene it's Regular Monthly Meeting on Tuesday, October 21st at 6pm. This is a continuance of the meeting that was scheduled for October 7th. Due to the large attendance of that meeting they voted to hold it at the Bret Harte Theatre next week. The main agenda item is a Public Hearing involving a General Plan Amendment/Rezone for Mark Twain Medical Clinic located at 170 Dogtown Road in Angels Camp. Full agenda is enclosed...
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Elect Judge Hugh K. Swift

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/10/2014 08:39 AM

Grant Barrett For Superior Court Judge

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/18/2014 04:55 PM
Calaveras County, CA....Grant Barrett has served the legal needs of the Calaveras community for the past 18 years. He has over 12 years of experience on the bench in Calaveras County. Since 2006, Grant has served our community as the Calaveras Superior Court Commissioner where he regularly presides over family law and civil disputes. From 2011 through 2013, he also served as Court Commissioner for Amador County Superior Court, at their judges’ request, until a suitable replacement could be recruited and trained. In 2013, Grant was named Judicial Officer of the Year by the Child Support Directors Association of California.


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Yosemite National Park Proposed Entrance Fee and Campground Fee Increases

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/21/2014 04:39 PM
Yosemite National Park, CA..Yosemite National Park is proposing to increase entrance fees into the park. The single vehicle entrance fee would change from $20 to $30 for a seven day pass. The park’s annual pass would increase from $40 to $60. The current rate of $10 per individual or motorcycle would increase to $15 for an individual and $25 per motorcycle. Interagency Passes, which are honored at all federally managed land units, are not affected by the proposed fee increase and ....
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The Amgen Tour of California will make its grand return to Sacramento, the State Capital of California, to kick off the 10th Anniversary Race!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/21/2014 04:08 PM
Sacramento, CA...The Amgen Tour of California, presented by AEG, announced it will make its grand return to Sacramento, the capital of California, to kick off the 10th anniversary of America's largest cycling race. The eight day stage race will travel a north-to-south route and span nearly 700 miles through many of California's most breathtaking roads and sceneries. The Amgen Tour of California is also proud to announce a first of its kind, three-day professional women's cycling race on May 8-10, 2015, as well as an invitational Time Trial on May 15, 2015....



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Man Arrested After Threatening to Burn Down House

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/21/2014 01:11 PM
Valley Springs, CA...On 10/18/2014 at 1815 hours, Deputies were dispatched to 7200 block of Baldwin Street, in Valley Springs, for a barricaded subject. Deputies received an initial call stating Daniel Brian Thompson (31 years of age) entered his family residence with gas cans and threatened to kill them. The family members left the residence and reported the incident to the Sheriff's Department. When deputies arrived on scene, they observed Daniel Thompson holding the gas cans, sparking a lighter, and advising deputies that the residence would blow up....
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American Jeffrey Fowle Released From North Korea

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/21/2014 11:51 AM
Washington, DC....Department of State...We can confirm that Jeffrey Fowle has been allowed to depart the D.P.R.K. and is on his way home to re-join his family. We welcome the D.P.R.K.’s decision to release him. While this is a positive decision by the D.P.R.K., we remain focused on the continued detention of Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller and again call on the D.P.R.K. to immediately release them. The U.S. Government will continue to work actively on their cases...

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Thank You!!!!!!, More Server Horsepower Added & A Programing Note

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/21/2014 11:11 AM
Arnold, CA...First and foremost we would like to say THANK YOU! Without the thousands of you each and everyday that visit ThePineTree.net well this wouldn't be nearly as much fun! September was our busiest month ever with 16,671,715 pageviews. So in a short calendar month ThePineTree.net had over 555,000 pageviews every single day in Sept. Several days would have easily passed the Million daily pageview mark but our servers just couldn't handle any more load. The good news for most of us that market and promote our area is a good percentage of this interest was from Bay Area and Valley Visitors! The bad news is that on some days it nearly brought the site to a crawl. The last few weeks we have been working to add capacity and now the site should be able to handle more traffic while still returning pages for your viewing pleasure in a more timely fashion. We have actually been holding back some of our features until the site could handle it. You will probably see some pieces from weeks ago that we still feel deserve to be posted and hopefully you will still find them useful or interesting. Thanks for your visits! Thanks for your patience and let us see if we can all use our increased visibility to move our local economy forward.

Existing-Home Sales Rebound in September

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/21/2014 10:50 AM
Washington, DC….After a modest decline last month, existing-home sales bounced back in September to their highest annual pace of the year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions except for the Midwest experienced gains in September. Total existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, increased 2.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.17 million in September from 5.05 million in August. Sales are now at their highest pace of 2014, but still remain 1.7 percent below the 5.26 million-unit level from last September....

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For October 13 - 20, 2014

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/21/2014 09:42 AM
Calaveras County, CA...Enclosed are the Calaveas County Sheriff's logs for October 13 - 20, 2014.


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Vote To Re Elect Merita Callaway In November

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/06/2014 10:09 AM

New Melones Fishing Report for October 20th~by Glory Hole Sports

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/20/2014 07:51 PM
New Melones, CA...Water Conditions: New Melones Lake is currently holding 523,656 acre-feet of water. The lake level came up just inches this week and is currently at 862 ft. above sea level and 214 ft. from full. The water is starting to clear up due to stable and rising water. The average water temperature is 72-76 degrees. Tuttletown launch is closed. Glory Hole Point boat launch is the road leading off the end of the point. It is a dirt launch without courtesy docks and 4wd is recommended....
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Major Improvements on Interstate 5 at French Camp Road Completed With Help of Proposition 1B

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/20/2014 03:19 PM
San Joaquin County, CA...Today, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the city of Stockton and the San Joaquin Council of Governments celebrated the completion of the Interstate 5 (I-5) French Camp Interchange Project....
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Caltrans Launches Interactive Game to Teach Teen Drivers Safe Driving Skills in Highway Work Zones

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/20/2014 02:18 PM
Sacramento, CA... In an effort to fight distracted driving and raise public awareness during National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 19-25, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is joining with the Office of Traffic Safety and California Highway Patrol to launch an interactive, mobile and online game called “Distraction Zone” that helps educate teen drivers about safe driving. Car crashes are the leading cause of death for 14- to 18-year-olds in the United States. ....

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49er Motors Big Fall Blowout Sale!! 209.736.4949

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/20/2014 02:08 PM
Angels Camp, CA...49er motors Fall Blowout sale!! We are overstocked and need to make room for new inventory that is arriving daily!! Come on down and take advantage of our HUGE Inventory and drive home a new Car, Truck or SUV today!! We can Finance most anyone with a down payment and an income source. These are just a SMALL sampling of what we have!!

2011 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR. One Owner clean car fax, still under factory warranty!! This like new Nissan has Power windows and locks and drives like a dream. With great gas mileage, this could be a great commuter or a nice family car!! ON SALE $15,949 VIN-1n4bl2ap6bn445314


2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 4x4. This lifted beauty is a 2 owner well maintained Truck. This truck looks almost new inside and out!! We have just finished major reconditioning so that you have a trouble free pickup. Leather, Running boards, Nice tires and wheels. You wont find one as nice as this for this price!! ON SALE $9949 VIN- 1GTHK23U64F194561


2005 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab 1500 LS, 4x4, ONE OWNER!! Extra clean, power windows, power door locks, Z71, cd, power seat, tow package, and so much more, Brand new tires with a nice lift!! You dont see one this nice every day! Super Clean! ON SALE $16,949 VIN# 2GCEK13T851248052


2008 Cadillac CTS, V6 DI 3.6L, Auto 6spd, 4 dr, StabiliTrak, abs, Leather, Bose sound, Power seat, Power windows, Power door locks, MP3, Performance package, Premium Wheels, Pure Luxury!! ON SALE $15,949 Vin# 1G6DR57V180190380


2009 Ford Edge SEL AWD, Auto, Clean Carfax, power windows, power door locks, automatic folding rear seats, traction control, panoramic moonroof, premium wheels, 6 disc MP3, sleek design, much more! ON SALE $13,949 VIN# 2FMDK48C89BA64053


2006 GMC Yukon Denali AWD, 3rd row seating, leather, tons of extras, heated seats, dvd entertainment system, moonroof, tinted windows, tow package, premium wheels, roof rack, low miles! Just beautiful!! ONE OWNER, CLEAN CARFAX! ON SALE $16,949 VIN# 1GKEK63U86J129564

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Tom Pratt For VUSD Board

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/20/2014 02:01 PM

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Traffic Update....Rollover Accident On Italian Bar & Removing Injured Deer On Twain Harte Grade

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/20/2014 01:37 PM
Sonora, CA...Crews are working an rollover vehicle accident on Italian Bar Road were a pickup has rolled over about a half mile up from Pine Log Road. CHP is also doing a traffic break on the westbound side of Hwy 108 near the bottom of the Twain Harte Grade to remove some injured deer.
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Why I Am Voting For Judge Swift ~ By Chris Muetterties

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/20/2014 12:39 PM
Angels Camp, CA...I would like to express why I am supporting Hugh Swift for Superior Court Judge Dept. 2. When I was first told that Judge Swift had been appointed by Gov. Brown I knew as a life long republican that I would never support Judge Swift due to his appointment. I was challenged by a friend to come listen to Judge Swift and hear about the process he went through for the appointment. I walked away knowing that Judge Swift will be fair and impartial as he sits on the bench but will not be swayed by politics in his rulings. The truth is I am so fed up with both political parties that I just want to scream....
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Let Hands On Extreme Hang Your Christmas Lights & Detail Your Windows!

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/20/2014 12:22 PM

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Major 500lb. Meth Bust Linked to Mexican Cartel

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/20/2014 11:55 AM
San Francicso, CA....Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the takedown of a transnational criminal organization based in Contra Costa County, including the arrest of 22 individuals and the seizure of 500 pounds of methamphetamine and over $700,000 in U.S. Currency.....
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Fire Update....Fire Reported Near Alameda Dr / El Naranjo St

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/20/2014 11:12 AM
La Grange, CA...Crews are working a fire near Alameda Dr / El Naranjo St. Please use caution and expect delays in the area...

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369 Pounds of Medications Collected in Calaveras County During "Drop The Drugs" Day

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/20/2014 10:36 AM
Calaveras County, CA...An impressive 369 pounds of unused and expired medications were collected during Calaveras County’s most recent “Drop the Drugs” Day on Saturday, September 27, 2014. “This is a successful program that continues to take hundreds of pounds of prescription drugs out of our community and off our streets,” said Deputy Josh Shemenski, who coordinated the ....
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Early Sunday Morning Fatal Rollover Ends Life Of Young San Andreas Man

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/20/2014 09:32 AM
San Andreas, CA...At 5:01am Sunday Morning 20 year old Trenton Bumpus was diving his 1994 Jeep Cherokee northbound Gold Strike Rd at an unknown speed. The vehicle entered a slight right hand curve in the roadway. For an unknown reason the driver failed to follow the curve of the roadway. The vehicle crossed the southbound lane and the driver side tires of the vehicle left the paved roadway. The vehicle turned to the right, reentered the roadway, crossed both traffic lanes and the entire vehicle left the roadway. The vehicle turned back to the left and reentered the roadway. The vehicle then overturned several times in the roadway. The vehicle then left the roadway where it continued to overturn...

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Calaveras Sheriff Volunteers in Gold Rush Day, Angels Camp

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/20/2014 08:12 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Calaveras Sheriff Volunteer Sgt. Bob Fienberg and three other Sheriff Volunteers in addition to the Sheriff Senior Dispatch K Johnson assisted the Angels Camp Police Department in providing security and traffic control for the Gold Rush Day celebration last Saturday in Angels Camp. The weather was perfect and a large crowd enjoyed this once a year public event.

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Re-Elect Don Stump For CCWD Board

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/05/2014 09:16 AM
Hathaway Pines, CA...I take my position as a Board member for CCWD very seriously. Please visit my web page at www.donstump4ccwd.com for more detailed information or follow me on Facebook at Don Stump for CCWD Dist3. My email address is donstump1@gmail.com. What my Board has accomplished: Hired an outstanding General Manager-Joone Lopez, Built a new Headquarters Building, Created a funding mechanism to upgrade our infrastructure, Started the Re-Licensing strategy of our North Fork Project, Created important relationships with top State officials and Legislators, Helped develop strategies to retain our Water Rights....


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Mark Phillips the GM of The Bear Valley Lodge narrates a wonderful video that was created for the Ebbetts Pass Historical Association. The Video runs about 50 minutes and gives a fascinating & entertaining view of the history of the Bear Valley Area.


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